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nearly two weeks since hurricane sandy. thousands are still in the dark. meantime, the destruction is inspiring many others to help out -- to lend a helping hand. we'll take you to hard hit coney island. >>> plus, with thanksgiving right around the corner, why you could be getting the stuffing kicked out of your wallet if you are traveling. we'll try to help you save a few bucks. let's begin with the resignation of general the t david petraeus. e-mails between him and paula broadwe broadwell, his biographer, were indicative of an extramarital affair. this is as petraeus' former spokesperson is speaking out granting his only television interview to nbc's chrkristen welker. she is in our washington bureau. kristen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, lester. i end viewed steven broil. petraeus was in the comeback forces in iraq. he says he is stunned about the news of his former boss. new details are emerging about how this all came to light. according to multiple sources the down fall of general david petraeus all started with a seemingly unrelated complaint to the fbi.
of superstorm sandy. take a lack at this surveillance film from the new york port authority showing the water gushing into the p.a.t.h. station in hoboken, new jersey, as sea waters were above 13 feet. even now, cannot believe some of the things you have seen. back to you guys. >> thanks, natalie. al is here with a check of the weather. >> quiet on the east. big problems in the northwest. big storm system bringing in rain and heavy rain today into tonight as a combination cold front and low pressure system pushes in and brings that heavy rain. 1 to 2 inches of rain, and there's going to be a lot of snow. that's what's >> we have some clout. the showers will go away. we expect temperatures to be in the 50's >> and that's your latest weather. savannah? >> all right, al. thanks. now a remarkable story in the wake of superstorm sandy. decades-old love letters that turned up in new jersey. nbc's mara schiavocampo is here with this story. good morning to you. >> good morning. this could be straight out of hollywood. after the storm a new jersey woman came across dozens of letters in the sand. glimp
weeks after hurricane sandy hit the area, there are still thousands of people without electricity. and for many of them, patience is wearing thing. stephanie goff has the latest. >> we need release. >> reporter: 11 days after the light went out, residents are steaming. >> where is lip snara? >> lipa management has fallen down on the job. >> send in the national guard, we're fed up. >> reporter: lipa says it can't restore power until flood damaged homes are inspected. in june, a state investigation criticized lipa for a outdated emergency response plan with no system to predict power restoration. they did not respond to repeated requests for comment. governor cuomo called it a failure. >> it's gotten cold, it's uncomfortable. yes, we're understanding but we're also impatient, and we want more and we want it faster. >> many residents are reporting what are sometimes dangerous conditions. >> 200 elderly residents were virtually ignored until friday. >> they under played it, i felt very much forgotten about. >> chris christie toured damaged areas and asked the 200,000 without power to
. >> dylan, thanks. nearly two weeks after hurricane sandy hits this area, there are still hundreds of thousands of people without electricity. and for many of them, patience is understandably wearing thin. stephanie gosk has the latest from long island. >> we need relief. >> reporter: 11 days after the lights went out in oceanside, long island, residents are seething. >> where is lipa? >> reporter: and the county's chief wants to put the military in charge of restoring power. >> lipa management has once again fallen down on the job. >> send in the national guard. we are fed up! >> reporter: the power company lipa says it can't restore power until flood-damaged homes are inspected. it was the same criticism leveled last year after hurricane irene. in june, a state investigation criticized lipa for what it called an outdated emergency response plan. with no system to predict power restoration. lipa did not respond to repeated requests for comment. new york governor andrew cuomo has called the delay a failure. >> you have people without power for a very long time, it's gotten cold, it
sandy after taking a strong stance on the looming fiscal cliff telling lawmakers that the economy cannot afford a tax increase on all americans. republican leaders say raising income tax rates on wealthier americans could hurt job creation. >>> after a rough closing on wednesday over those fiscal cliff fears, wall street is once again on edge this morning as new figures show the 17-nation euro zone has officially fallen back into a recession. and workers protest there are sweeping across the continent. kayla tausche is at the new york stock exchange with more. kayla, good morning. >> good morning, natalie. the congressional budget office has warned that failing to fix the $600 billion in tax and spending cuts would drive the u.s. into recession, which has been relatively strong compared to europe with rising unemployment and unrest, as well as china where big questions loom over the direction of the world's second largest economy under new leadership. president obama yesterday called for tax cuts to the middle class immediately. that followed business leaders and a big meeting there, one
images this morning showing the wrath of superstorm sandy. look at the video from new york port authority. shows water gushing into a station in hoboken, new jersey, as record level sea water surged above 13 feet as we are all getting these images, even now, still cannot even believe some of the things you see. matt and savannah, back to you. >> thanks very much. >>> alice here with a check of the weather, bud. >> things are quiet in the east. big problems in the pacific northwest. big storm system coming in, bringing in rain, heavy rain later today on into tonight as a combination cold front, low pressure system pushes in and brings that heavy rain. one to two inches of rain and there's going to be a lot of >>> good friday morning to you. showers increasing at this point. make sure you're ready for a slick commute. you can see most of the bay area at this point getting some light to moderate showers, some heavy rain on the way to half moon bay in the next half hour or so. we'll continue to see light showers, embedded thunderstorms throughout the day today. keep the umbrella handy all thr
reeling after superstorm sandy, and their patience is wearing very thin. nbc's tom llamas is in staten island. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. this neighborhood is called midland beach and residents here, like in other parts of the region, now know surviving sandy means surviving the two weeks after it. make no mistake. help is here and things are getting better, but because of scenes like this some are calling this the new normal and those who are actually living it say it's miserable and there's nothing normal about it. >> reporter: a utility crew on long ilong is just getting to the downed tree and the web of wires it took down. residents forced to put up their own sign to warn people of the danger. their patience, like their power, is gone. >> the fact that it's two weeks later, and we still have live wires on our street is completely unacceptable. >> reporter: unacceptable and reaching a breaking point for mothers like barbara trying to get their families back on track. her son jack just celebrated his 6th birthday in a cold, dark house. not even jack's smile could
two weeks after superstorm sandy 120,000 homes and businesses remain in the dark. this is american red cross and criticism to the response saying its work has been near flawless, but in some hard hit areas like breezy point new york, residents have seen no sign of the relief organizations. >>> in a landmark vote, greek lawmakers approved the country's 2013 austerity budget. it is a major step forward securing a 40 billion rescue loan to prevent greece going bankrupt. >>> a full on throw down at the phoenix international raceway after nascar stars jeff gordon and clint boyar got into a bump. gordon slowed down, after weeks of dust up. the road rage didn't stop there. pit crews from both teams got into it in the garage area. nascar is considering what penalties to inflict on the two. as you heard, matt, savannah, al, gordon saying he's not going to apologize. >> might want to be careful when he gets in the car next time. that's not going to end well. >> like a hockey game broke out. >> i know. >>> mr. roker, what's the weather look like? >> we have a vigorous cold front making it across
york and new jersey where two weeks after superstorm sandy some 120,000 homes and businesses remain in the dark. this as the american red cross fights back at criticism of its response to the storm saying its work has been, quote, near flawless, but in some hard-hit areas like breezy point, new york, residents say they have seen no sign of the relief organization. >>> in a landmark vote this morning, greek lawmakers have approved the country's 2013 austerity budget. the approval is a major step forward in securing a $40 billion rescue loan to prevent greece from going bankrupt. finance leaders from across the eurozone meet and debate the greek bailout today in brussels. >>> a full-on throwdown at the phoenix international raceway this weekend after nascar stars jeff gordon and clint bowyer got into a scrape-up. gordon slowed down allegedly to wreck bowyer on purpose after a week of on-track dust-ups. the pit crews from both crews got into a fracas in the pit area. nascar is determining what penalties to inflict on the two. as you heard, matt, savannah and al, jeff gordon saying he's
mom and pop store a boost of business. here in this area, badly needed in the wake of hurricane sandy. joining us more to talk more about that is new york city mayor michael bloomberg. welcome. >> thank you. welcome to small business saturday. >> good to be here. we all know what the city has been through over the past few weeks. you have an announcement regarding some of those businesses that even still can't open. >> number one, small business saturday is the creation of american express. they've done a wonderful thing helping small businesses grow in this city. small businesses account for 98% of all businesses. they employ 50% of the people in this city. 2/3 of them have five employees or less. they really are the job creators for new york city. new york city has gotten back 200% of the jobs lost during the recession. the country has only gotten back 40% and it's really all been in small businesses. small businesses are the ones in your neighborhood that let you really find good values, get somebody that knows what you need, understands your culture, and it's very important, a lot
about every day since hurricane sandy. >> i also give a special thanks to my lovely wife, mary pat christie who is here tonight who put up with a husband who has smelled like a wet fleece for the past three weeks. >> you have been wearing that fleece a lot. >> it's used to my skin at this point. >> i have seen you wearing suits. >> i wear them over the fleece. i'm going to die in this fleece. >> a couple things here. the fleece is no longer on the governor. thank you, said the fleece. as you might expect, fleece has its the own twitter handle. 23 followers, 46,900 less than lester has. still growing oh, so strong. >> but who is counting? he has great comedic timing. >> i think we can get the numbers up to 27 with the four of us. >> yeah. and a little bakeoff. >> i think another couple and he should be good to go. we're almost there. >> jenna, thanks. >>> dylan dreyer with a check of the weather. hey, dylan. >> good morning. the weather in the eastern half of the country still looking okay, but we do have a lot of storms hitting the west coast. storm after storm. and they're only go
sandy. and that's part of the event today, as well. >> it really has. this area has really been torn, people are still recovering. there are many that are not going to have a traditional thanksgiving. and we're hoping that today could be a sense of rejuvenation and joy. we're all supporting the red cross, everybody in the parade this year, balloon handlers, float escorts, clowns, cheerleaders, myself, hopefully you guys will be wearing a red cross pin to show our support for the good work they've done and still are doing. >> have a great parade. i know you've got to get up town -- >> i do. al is up there, brought us great weather. i thank him for that. >> happy thanksgiving. >> happy thanksgiving. >> we'll send it back to you. >> we'll check in with you guys in a little bit later. you can watch the spectacular macy's thanksgiving day parade starting at 9:00 a.m. here on nbc. >> and now let's get a check of the weather from al. he's up town where the parade is getting ready to kick off. >> today's weather is brought to you by walmart, tune in tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern time for a sp
nearly three weeks since hurricane sandy hit the east coast making landfall along the new jersey coastline. the jersey shore some of the worst damage. many people are living there are just seeing that destruction for the first time. stephanie gosk was there. >> reporter: vision beach on the jersey shore. three neighbors, their houses are totally gone. >> my grandfather has had his house for 63 years. and it was our future. but it's also my past. this is the handle to our stove. >> reporter: how hard is this today? >> it's devastating. it's devastating. i don't know what else to say. the idea of rebuilding doesn't even seem like it's possible right now. >> reporter: people here today are just trying to understand the scope of the destruction. this house is obviously off its foundation. this is also the second floor. >> even if you could wave a magic wand and everything's going to be put back, it's going to be years before some of that comes back. i woalked on the boardwalk growing up. it's bent like crazy. to see this, it's a big task. my friend joe, i've known him all my life. hi
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